Brooke Christa Shields born May 31, is an American actress and model. She was initially a child model and gained critical acclaim at age 12 for her leading role in Louis Malle 's film Pretty Baby , in which she played a child prostitute in New Orleans at the beginning of the 20th century. Shields garnered widespread notoriety in the role, and she continued to model into her late teenage years and starred in several dramas in the s, including The Blue Lagoon , and Franco Zeffirelli 's Endless Love In , Shields suspended her career as a model to attend Princeton University , where she graduated with a bachelor's degree in Romance Languages. Pickles and its spinoff Momma Named Me Sheriff.
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There was no hiding Brooke Shields from the frenzy surrounding the film Pretty Baby, in which she starred as year-old Violet, who lived with her prostitute mother in a Storyville brothel in New Orleans. But she was insulated from the controversy ignited by her nude scenes in the film. At the time, the precociously striking Shields had done modeling, commercials, and a couple of made-for-TV movies. Creative license aside, the film was based on a real place and inspired by the life and times of E. Bellocq, who photographed Storyville prostitutes; in the film, his character falls in love with Violet and sets up house with her. Shields previously recalled the making of Pretty Baby in her memoir, There Was a Little Girl, which chronicles her loving but fraught relationship with Teri.
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The piece shows a year-old Shields, nude, oiled, and heavily made-up, standing in a bathtub and looking directly at the camera. The Tate Modern took down the provocative piece called "Spiritual America" by American artist, Richard Prince, after Metropolitan Police launched an investigation. The temporary closure of the room where the photo was exhibited comes after the Metropolitan Police said they were investigating to see if the artwork might violate obscenity laws. The Obscene Publications Committee, a division of the Metropolitan Police department in London, requested the temporary removal of the piece, on the grounds that it might violate the Obscene Publications Act of , which states its intention to "strengthen the law for preventing the publication for gain of obscene matter.
We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. The now year-old beauty - who starred as Emmeline Lestrange in the flick - dared to bare as she covered her breasts with her long brunette locks in the shocking offering. Brooke flaunted her washboard abs and golden tan in the barely-there ensemble, with her covering her modesty by draping a white sarong around her waist. HarpersBazaarUS is breaking down the most iconic on screen swimsuits.